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“Nicest People in Colorado!”
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The Maxwell Inn
Ranked #3 of 29 Hotels in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence
Houston, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Nicest People in Colorado!”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We stayed here (Room 5) on our first trip to Estes and RMNP, and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay! Everything was nice, clean, and comfortable (new beds)! The couple managing the Inn are super nice, it was apparent that they really enjoyed meeting their guests and have a lot of passion for what they do! We visited several cities around Colorado (Glenwood Springs, Denver, Colorado Springs, and Manitou Springs) and stayed at several different hotels, and they are definately the nicest and friendlies people we met on our vacation - it was very refreshing! They recommended great restaurants and even better hikes - I can't wait to stay here again! :)

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 11 July 2013
Joe - Thanks for the kind words! 17 rooms gives us the ability to try and spend a bit of extra time with our guests and ensure they get everything that they need. It's close to town, but not so close that it's ever really chaotic. Thank you both for staying with us and the next time that Texas heat gets to you, you know where to get away to!
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

My daughter and I travelled across country and while in Estes Park we stayed in Maxwell Inn. The location is wonderful; close to the shops and restaurants, close to the entrance of the park. The front desk man and woman were very warm and accommodating. We had bedroom 16 and it was so comfortable. From the decor to the amenities, it was fantastic. The morning breakfast was delightful: coffee, tea, milk, water, pastries, yogurt, cereal, bagels, fruit. The price is reasonable. I would highly recommend this Inn to anyone who enjoys a comfortable sanctuary after a day of play, whether in the shops or mountains. Whenever I pass through Estes Park, Maxwell Inn will now be my hotel of choice.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Dana M, Manager at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 8 July 2013
Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor! I'm happy that you enjoyed our Inn and the little touches that set us apart. It was great meeting both of you. I remember you saying that you make the cross country trip fairly regularly - we look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Hays, Kansas, United States
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Reviewed 6 July 2013

PROS: We stayed in room five and it was very clean. We had everything we needed and when I didn't have a toothbrush they were able to provide one. There was a sidewalk that ran right into town so we walked everywhere. It was also within easy driving distance of Rocky Mountain National Park. If you're looking for a hotel with a good location, decent price, and clean then this is for you.

CONS: There were really no cons for the price of this hotel. If you are looking for a hotel where you would want to stay and spend time, you may have to find a more expensive place that offers private decks and views. If you are just looking for a clean, convenient place to see than this is five star!

Room Tip: Room five was great.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 7 July 2013
Breanna, Thanks for taking the time to review our Inn! We definitely feel that our location, value, and comfort are hard to beat, but we also know that some guests would like to spend more time in the room and might appreciate a balcony, etc - so thank you for the insightful review for would-be travelers! We've really worked to create an inviting Inn with personalized touches here and there. I am happy that this was a great trip for you all and that you really enjoyed our Inn! Come see us again!
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Loveland
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Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

The hotel staff was so friendly right off the bat. The hotel looked great and was very clean. It's located very close to downtown Estes. There was a light breakfast available as well. We would go back here again if we stayed in Estes again.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 4 July 2013
Shannon Thank you so much for your feedback! We're more than happy to do anything possible to improve your vacation! You mentioned "if" you come back to Estes... of course you'll come back! See you soon!
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denver, colorado
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

Fully remodeled by energetic young couple. Great hosts and attention to guests.
View from balcony of Longs Peak and around. Easy walk to town along the river.
Minutes from entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 2 July 2013
Customer Service can really make or break a stay. We're not the newest building in town, or the biggest, but we try to provide clean, comfortable lodging with plenty of personalized touches. Thank you for the review and please come back soon!!!
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Newark, Delaware
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

The Maxwell Inn is a great place to getaway from the hustle and bustle of life and to experience the peace of the Rocky Mountains. The small inn experience was very relaxing and the newly renovated rooms are clean and comfortable. Our hosts--the owners, Dana and Peter--made us feel right at home and were available to help us plan our activities in Estes Park. The Maxwell Inn is a great value and is in a very convenient location. This was the perfect place to start our first Colorado vacation—a Rocky Mountain high note. Thank you, Dana and Peter!!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 8 July 2013
Ron - I hope the rest of your trip went as well the first part! It was great meeting you two and hope that our insight on local activities kept you busy and made some great memories. One of the best parts about running an Inn is meeting all sorts of folks and truly trying to make a difference during their stay. Thanks again for the review, and we look forward to seeing you two again if you head out this way in the future!
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

The location, accommodations, and guest service was phenomenal! Everything from the treat on the pillow to the free DVD library made me feel very much at home. We stayed at the Stanley Hotel in December and if I had to choose between the two, I would choose the Maxwell Inn.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Dana M, Owner at The Maxwell Inn, responded to this review, 29 June 2013
Angie it was a real pleasure working with you and your family! We try to make sure every stay is ideal and enjoyable! Whereas we certainly don't deliver the "Weston" experience (very predictable, etc), we have our own version of a unique and inviting décor. Most folks, yourselves included, have really enjoyed our small Inn. Thank you for taking the time to review us, and we can't wait to host your family again.
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Property: The Maxwell Inn
Address: 553 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9046
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Region: United States > Colorado > Estes Park
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Estes Park
#2 Romantic Hotel in Estes Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Maxwell Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A family owned and operated hotel, The Maxwell Inn is a ten minute river walk from downtown, is just three miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, and is centrally located to experience the best Estes Park has to offer. The cozy rooms feature handmade alder furniture, comfortable linens and custom made bed duvets. Our hot tub and flagstone patio with fire pit are both a great place to relax after a long day in the park or after a stroll through the shops downtown. The owners are happy to ensure your vacation to Estes Park is a memorable one. ... more   less 
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Mountain Sage Hotel
Mountain Sage Estes Park
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